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MEET THE TEAM AT MLC TAXATION & BUSINESS SERVICES

SCOTT McKAY

Director

After taking over from his father as principal of the firm in 2008, Scott greatly values and enjoys assisting and developing relationships with clients to help them in achieving their goals. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, holds a Master of Business Administration and is a Registered Tax Agent. He draws from the accounting experience he received in both Public Practice and Industry, both domestically and overseas to find the optimal solution for each and every client.

DYLAN BERENDS

Business Services Manager

Dylan has been in the accounting industry for more than a decade and specialises in individuals, business compliance and business consulting and has a sound knowledge of GST, industry benchmarks and employer obligations including WorkCover and superannuation. His national client base includes clients from all industries of the work force and his wide-ranging business knowledge is useful for business who are both well established and those who are just beginning.

KIRSTEN MERRALL

Business Services Manager

Currently, a member of the Institute of Public Accountants & holds a Masters in Professional Accounting, Kirsten enjoys being challenged and has experienced great success in her studies including being awarded the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. As Kirsten has been involved with accounting work since her teenage years she has dealt with a broad diversity of work and finds great satisfaction in providing clients with a high quality, accurate, reliable and friendly service.

KATIE BLAND

SMSF Specialist

Katie holds a Bachelor of Business and has been in public practice accounting for 14 years.  Her attention to detail and knowledge in SMSF has seen her specialise in this area over recent years. Prior to this Katie experience lay within tax advisory and compliance including the preparation and lodgement of business and individual taxation returns and preparation of accounts. 

AMY BERENDS

Book keeper

Amy has always had a keen interest in accounting and has vast experience in a number of important areas. She is involved in payroll, book keeping, corporate secretarial duties, ATO correspondence and many other areas of operational support. Amy prides herself on her attention to detail, her integrity and her willingness to go the extra mile to ensure her clients get the best service possible.

SUE McKAY

Office Administrator

Sue has been involved in the business since its inception in 1982. Her role was primarily administrative but rapidly expanded with the advent of tax software into data entry, cash-book processing and electronic lodgement. The business originally specialised in nurses’ and small business taxation returns with innovative home visits featuring as the client-preferred mode of service delivery and has developed into the progressive business it is today, providing a diverse range of professional services to a regional and metropolitan client base.